Changes in the Illinois AmeriCorps programDecember 2011Illinois Law Update, Page 610The Illinois Department of Human Services ("department") recently took over responsibility for the AmeriCorps program, which was originally under the Lieutenant Governor's Office. 77 Ill Adm Code 2250.
New Grant Program for Children Raised by GrandparentsSeptember 2007Illinois Law Update, Page 460Pursuant to Public Act 94-0968, an amendment to the Higher Education Student Assistance Act, 110 ILCS 947/65.75, the Department of Education has added 23 Ill Adm Code 2738, titled "Grant Program for a Child Raised by Grandparent," effective July 1, 2007.
Amendments made to the "Grow Your Own Teacher" initiativeMay 2007Illinois Law Update, Page 236The Illinois State Board of Education (Board) has amended three sections and repealed one section of 23 Ill Adm Code 60. The changes correlate with Public Act 94-0979 and pertain specifically to the Grow Your Own Teacher Education Act, 110 ILCS 48/1 et seq.
Tuition Waiver Rules ImplementedMay 2007Illinois Law Update, Page 236The Board of Higher Education (Board) has implemented rules, effective February 7, 2007, that provide uniform guidelines, definitions, and limitations for the issuing of tuition and fee waivers by public universities to their students. 23 Ill Adm Code 1075.
New fellowship program created for nursing faculty membersMarch 2007Illinois Law Update, Page 124The Board of Education (Board) has adopted 23 Ill Adm Code 1105 in order to implement amendments made to the Board of Higher Education Act, 110 ILCS 205/0.01 et seq, that provide for the creation of a fellowship program for qualified nursing faculty working at eligible institutions of higher education.
Changes made to facilitate receipt of library construction grantsDecember 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 650Effective October 2, 2006, the Illinois Secretary of State has amended 23 Ill Adm Code 3060. These amendments arose because of a funding increase and are designed to help take full advantage of the supplemental grant money.
Adult Literacy Grant Program ModifiedMarch 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 124The Secretary of State's office adopted amendments to 23 Ill. Adm. Code 3040, calling for significant changes to the Adult Literacy Grant Program.
College saving in Illinois; a new carrot and stickBy Helen W. GunnarssonOctober 2002Lawpulse, Page 506Illinois residents have another incentive to invest in Illinois' Bright Start college savings program; and a disincentive to participate in plans offered by other states.
Farm developmentAugust 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 398On May 30, 2001, the Illinois Farm Development Authority adopted amendments to section 1400 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 8 Ill Adm Code 1400. The rule has the effect of removing the 50 percent cap on using Young Farmer Guarantee Program loans to refinance existing debt in order to improve lien positions.